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Australian gymnastics inquiry uncovers 'culture of abuse'

May 3, 2021 - 4:42am
Bullying and body-shaming are prevalent at elite levels, an independent investigation reports.
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Australia's India ban criticised as 'racist' rights breach

May 3, 2021 - 12:17am
The threat to jail Australian citizens returning home from India has been widely condemned.
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Grab: How an Uber killer became a powerful Asian super-app

May 2, 2021 - 10:55pm
South East Asian taxi firm Grab is becoming one of Asia's most powerful financial super-apps
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Huawei Mate X2: Mastering the folding phone formula

May 2, 2021 - 7:55pm
Huawei has revealed the third iteration of its folding phone, taking inspiration from Samsung.
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Papua New Guinea Covid-19: Mistrust fuels crisis as infections rise

May 2, 2021 - 7:42pm
Suspicions and false rumours are compounding a potential public health disaster.
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India Covid: Inside Delhi's oxygen crisis

May 2, 2021 - 6:58pm
Doctors in India's capital are forced to turn patients away and plead for vital supplies of oxygen.
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India elections: Modi party defeated in battleground West Bengal

May 2, 2021 - 12:35pm
The BJP poured resources into West Bengal but it has been comfortably held by the incumbent.
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Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan: Images of destruction after border clashes

May 2, 2021 - 11:09am
At least 46 people were killed while homes, schools and checkpoints were destroyed in the dispute.
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India coronavirus: New record deaths as virus engulfs India

May 2, 2021 - 5:28am
India records another dire milestone, but the government continues to resist a full lockdown.
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North Korea accuses Joe Biden of pursuing hostile policy over its nuclear programme

May 1, 2021 - 7:45pm
The denouncement comes as the White House prepares to unveil its "calibrated" approach to North Korea.
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Why African countries back China against the West on human rights

May 1, 2021 - 7:14pm
Countries on the African continent need to consider the financial cost of upsetting a powerful ally.
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US and Nato start to formally withdraw troops from Afghanistan

May 1, 2021 - 9:20am
The move will bring to an end the US' longest war but prompted a new warning from the Taliban.
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Yangtze storm: Violent winds kill 11 in Nantong, China

May 1, 2021 - 5:39am
At least 11 people are dead and scores hurt after a violent storm hit eastern China on Friday evening.
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Covid: Australians could face jail or fines if they return from India

April 30, 2021 - 10:30pm
Australia makes it temporarily illegal to return from India, which is being ravaged by Covid-19.
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India's Covid vaccine shortage: The desperate wait gets longer

April 30, 2021 - 7:47pm
India is facing a severe shortage of vaccines amid a relentless second Covid wave. How did this happen?
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Covid: Pakistan fears 'Impending doom' threatens Pakistan

April 30, 2021 - 7:37pm
A slow vaccine roll out, no lockdown and large gatherings are concerning doctors in Pakistan.
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Singapore: What's it like in the best place to live during Covid?

April 30, 2021 - 7:34pm
As the pandemic continues to devastate, one Asian island has emerged as the best place to ride it out.
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India Covid: Why Indian bosses overseas are sending aid

April 30, 2021 - 5:32pm
Why overseas Indian bosses are sending oxygen and medical supplies to Covid-stricken India.
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Twisted Sister awarded $1.2m from Clive Palmer over copyright claim

April 30, 2021 - 3:44am
Australian billionaire Clive Palmer used a version of We're Not Gonna Take It when he ran for parliament.
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Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan violence: Deadly clash amid water dispute

April 30, 2021 - 3:00am
Thousands of people are evacuated following some of the worst border fighting in years.
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